Leeds Combination League - Lee Turner on target as HT Sports turn up the heat at the top
HT Sports maintained their two-point cushion at the top of the Leeds Combination League’s Jubilee Premier with a 5-1 triumph at second-bottom Kippax Sundays.
Lee Turner was in a terrific goalscoring frame of mind and ended the game with four with sub’ Ashley Crowther also chipping in. Second-placed Main Line Social refuse to be derailed in their attempt to reel in the leaders, and posted a 4-0 win at Whitkirk Wanderers Sunday, courtesy of goals from Joe Cryer, Matty Dalton, Mark Ferguson and Luke Kitson.
Social also have a couple of games in hand over HT Sports.
Fourth-placed Bardsey Sunday also have games to make up and they went the right way about their business last Sunday with a 3-0 win over Colton, currently sistting fifth on the ladder. Sebastian Brownrigg, Joel Deacey and Jordan Deacey netted for Bardsey. Leeds Met FC secured sixth spot by edging out third-placed, title-hopefuls Kirkstall Crusaders 3-2. Sheldon White, Jack Prentice and Ben Holmes bagged the goals for the hosts.
Runaway Division 1 leaders Wykebeck Arms resumed where they left off - with a 7-0 win over second-placed Hunslet Club Sundays First.
Jordan Walker posted a hat-trick with the four other goals coming via Elliott Harris, Corey Hartfield, Curtis Ryan and Taylor Starkey.
The pick of the games in Division 2 was cellar dwellers Republica Internatinale’s spirited encounter with fourth-placed visitors, Harehills WMC.
The Clubmen eventually won it, 6-3, thanks to four goals from Barnaby Foster and a brace by Daniel Marcinkowski, but Republica refused to be shaken off and were rewarded with goals, scored by Josh Bayat and Jack Smith (2).
In Division 3, second-placed Little London showed bottom club Farnley Rangers no mercy.
Little London maintained their 100 per cent win record in the division - eight from eight - with a 6-0 victory, achieved with goals from Ashley Anderson, Scott Jones, Macca McBurney, Ryan Mills and substitute Tesfa Walton.
In Division 4, 10-man leaders North Leodis made it 10 wins in as many games, beating Headingley Rovers Res 6-0, courtesy of goals by Maximillian Ballard (2), Patrick Bibby, Daniel Green, Nathan Powell (pen) and sub’ Nathan Lally.
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